Tag: fishing

  • News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    News from 100 years ago – 16 April 1921

    Featured Image: Monarch Hotel Moruya Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 16 April 192i, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MOTOR CAR PIONEER. – We notice that Mr. G. Harrison has put another eight-cylinder Cadillac on the Moruya run in charge of his old driver, Mr. Les Ree, who has always won public […]

  • News from 100 years ago – 11 September 1920

    News from 100 years ago – 11 September 1920

    Featured image: Moruya River Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 11 September 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society CLOSURE OF RIVER.– It will be remembered that about 12 months ago through a petition signed by the leading anglers and others, the Moruya River above the bridge was closed against net fishing.  A few […]

  • WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    WANTED – A GOOD GIRL AND OTHER NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO

    Featured image:  Rectory, Bodalla. 2016. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 31 July 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society FISH GOING TO WASTE.– Mr. H. Whitehead, who has just returned to Sydney from a trip for fish along the South Coast, states that at Narooma he saw a wonderful exhibition of […]

  • Fish Oh! – and other news from 100 years ago

    Fish Oh! – and other news from 100 years ago

    Featured image: A ledger from the Moruya Cheese Factory showing the daily record of milk and cheese. – now in the MDHS archives. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 19 June 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society MILK.- Our local suppliers are obtaining the splendid price of 1/- per gallon […]

  • Shire-wide news from 100 years ago – 9 May 1920.

    Shire-wide news from 100 years ago – 9 May 1920.

    Featured image: A pipe from our collection – currently in the parlour of the museum. Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 29 May 1920, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society THE ANTI TOBACCO CAMPAIGN. A TIMELY WARNING. Prohibitionists often deny that there is any intention of teetotal extremists to attack the […]

  • Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Bad Language, Habitual Drunkenness and Christian Solidarity – News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 6 October 1917, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: “Manny” Harrison of Candelo is once more leaving the district, having been sentenced to six months imprisonment in Long Bay for being a habitual drunkard. This is sound procedure. “CHRISTIAN SOLIDARITY” – At the Anglican Synod, […]

  • The Great War begins to affect more local families -News from 100 years ago

    The Great War begins to affect more local families  -News from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of Date 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: TIMBER RIGHT – The Bodalla Estate Manager, Mr. Hutchison, advertises in this issue the right to cut timber on the Estate, tenders closing on 15th September. HONOR ROLL – Narooma is having a handsome Roll of Honor […]

  • A ‘leviathan’ stock dealer and an ‘opulent’ farmer – news from 100 years ago

    A ‘leviathan’ stock dealer and an ‘opulent’ farmer – news from 100 years ago

    Shire-wide news extracts from the Moruya Examiner of 1 July 1916, provided by the Moruya & District Historical Society: CONVALESCENT – We are pleased to report that Moruya’s leviathan stock dealer, Mr. Martin Keating, who has recently been seriously ill, is now almost as well as ever. MARRIAGE – Private William R. Wood formerly of […]